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Rare Historic Footage: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3 November 1952

Published 1952

In this rare historic footage from the 3rd of November, 1952, we see rare insight into early children's television, in this case NBC's "Howdy Doody". Highlights include: Clarabell the Clown causing mischief; Several male and female children being asked what they'd do if they were elected President of the USA; Two commercials for 5th Avenue candy bars; and the ever-popular NBC-TV ID.

Run time 28:43
Production Company National Broadcasting Company
Audio/Visual Sound, Black and White


Reviewer: Earlon - - February 21, 2010
Subject: A catalog site for Classic TV shows
If you like Classic TV from of the 50's, I found a catalog site that makes it easy to find and watch episodes streaming from at:

The Classic TV Channel

There are currently over 400 individual episodes of about 30 different programs, and the site is growing day by day. Check it out!
Reviewer: Seto-Kaiba_Is_Stupid - - May 26, 2009
Subject: Why
I give these uploads such titles because otherwise nobody would download them. Look at the "Life with Elizabeth" episodes I uploaded, nobody downloaded them because I gave them such bland descriptions.
Reviewer: torgman - - May 26, 2009
Subject: Thanks, but...
While I appreciate the Howdy Doody uploads, is it really necessary to emphasize titles with "Rare Historic Footage", "Better than HBO" and "Artistic Masterpiece"? I appreciate the poster's enthusiasm, but I think the title and date is sufficient detail. BTW, what does "Masterpoxen." mean?
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